Franklin standouts give praise to long-snapper


Franklin College kicker Mike Wood, a Center Grove High School graduate, practices kicking. STAFF PHOTO BY JOE SABA

Franklin College kicker Mike Wood, right, and punter Michael Parks are among NCAA Division III's top special teams performers. / Submitted photo

Legendary Franklin College football coach Stewart “Red” Faught didn’t like settling for field goals, but still preferred them to punts.

Now, like before, the Grizzlies’ line of thinking is that a high-powered offense centered around the pass is, if executed as schemed, designed to keep such specialists on the sideline.

It’s a theory that’s working, but then again isn’t.

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